Who won COPA America 2015? The 2015 COPA America was the 44th edition of this tournament. It took place in Chile between 11th June and 4th July. This was organized by CONMEBOL which is a South America’s Football governing body.
In 2015, 12 teams competed. Out of which 10 members of CONMEBOL and 2 were guests from CONCACAF – Mexico, and Jamaica. Read more about Copa America on official website.
Who won COPA America 2015?
The national football team of Chile won the COPA America for the second consecutive edition, still beating Argentina in the final on penalties. The match ended 4-2 after regular time and extra time ended 0-0 and with two players expelled one on each side. According to Copa America final odds, Argentina was favorite in this match.
Lionel Messi, Argentina’s captain, considered one of the strongest players ever, missed the penalty. That could have put Argentina ahead on penalties, pulling well over the bar.
After the game, he announced his retirement from the national team.
In 2015, defeated Argentina lost the third consecutive final in 3 years in an important tournament.
Where was the COPA America 2015 Final?
The game played at the Santiago’s Estadio Nacional which is the largest stadium in Chile.
It was an intense match between Chile and Argentina. Chile had reached the final playing well and in a very offensive way, and even Argentina had shown there fun and effective game.
Final Match Glimes :
Chile and Argentina, moreover, had already met in the group stage and Argentina had won 2 -1 at the end of a good match. Things in the final were different: the two teams immediately played very cautiously and “for the first 45 minutes the game was closer to violence”
Around the half hour, Chile remained in 10 men due to the dismissal of Marcelo Diaz for a second yellow card after a foul on Messi. The expulsion many seemed exaggerated, but he anticipated by only 10 minutes the second of the game. When is next Copa America?